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You can check out the model of the new Orange Line train car: MBTA opens it up to public

By Gintautas Dumcius,

If you're curious about the new Orange Line trains that are being manufactured in Springfield, you'll have a chance to check out a model for yourself.

The MBTA is placing the mock-up on display on Boston City Hall Plaza from April 3 through April 5.

Members of the public will be able to enter it and check out the new features like snap-back seats, wider doors, digital displays and security cameras.

The mock-up came over from China, where the company CRRC is making the frames. The train cars will be finished off at a facility in Springfield, Mass.


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